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Check out Pinnacle – A Competitively Priced Gym at St Mary’s Hospital Paddington

Introducing Pinnacle - A Competively Priced Gym at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington

 
Whether you’re looking to get fit, improve your body tone, lose weight, or have a medical condition that would benefit from exercise, Pinnacle Gym has got you covered!

They offer a range of memberships for NHS & Imperial College London staff, students & the general public.

Important things to note:

Operating hours vary depending on membership:

– NHS staff members have access 24 hours, 7 days a week

– All other members can access the gym between 6.30 a.m. and 9.00 a.m. 7 days a week.

The Gym is located in the Basement level, Cambridge Wing, St Mary’s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY.

To find out more about the membership offers and facilities visit the Pinnacle Gym website

Make Sure You Have Voter ID

To Vote in Elections in England You Need to Show Voter ID

The UK Government has introduced a requirement for voters to show ID when voting at polling stations. 

Please refer to this comprehensive list of accepted ID forms and requirements.

If you don’t have an accepted ID form or you are not sure whether your photo ID still looks like you, you can apply for a free voter ID document, known as a Voter Authority Certificate

Some things to remember so you don’t miss your chance to vote:

1. Register to vote

2. Check your Photo ID

3. Vote at a Polling Station

Dance for Disability Classes Every Sunday with the Superb Step Change Studios

Dance for Disability Classes Every Sunday with the Superb Step Change Studios!

Get those dancing shoes out! The Step Change Studios are back in action with their dance classes for disabled young people every Sunday!

These fun, creative and inclusive classes help children to express themselves & learn new skills, drawing on a variety of dance styles. Not only does dance require a great deal of physical endurance, but it’s also used as an outlet to work through emotional challenges. It helps to  promote strength, coordination, and balance for people with disabilities, improving overall well-being. 

Some things to note:
Open to dancers of all abilities, classes will take place every Sunday between 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Porchester Centre, Queensway, W2 5HS and are open to young people aged 11+ for £3.00
 
Please register in advance to join!

Give Parkour A Go! Learn with the Best in the Business!

Give Parkour A Go! Learn with the Best in the Business!

Parkour isn’t just a sport, it’s a discipline, art & philosophy, designed to build confidence, determination and self-reliance. You’ll learn how to use your body freely to do cool things like quadrupedal movement, jumping, climbing, running and much more!

Who better to learn with then the best in the business – Parkour Generations London!

Sessions will take place every Friday evening at Academy Sport, Torquay St, London W2 5EW and will be available for juniors and youths. Make sure you sign up below – spaces are filling up quickly!

Junior Parkour (ages 6 -9): 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.

Youth Parkour (ages 10 – 15): 7:30 – 8:45 p.m.

Photo Credit: Sudden Island

Disability multi-sport program Edutain+ is on for this February half term

Disability multi-sport program Edutain+ is back for this February half-term holiday!

Edutain+ is a multi-sport program that allows children with disabilities to be active and play with their peers every half term!

This February half-term, it will run from Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th February between the hours of 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Academy Sports Centre, Torquay Street, W2 5EW

To be eligible children need to be 8 – 16 years old and live or study in Westminster.

Sessions are fun, accessible and inclusive to all. Spaces fill up quick – sign up before it’s to late!

For more information, please contact Leonard Lionel at leonard.ionel@sportwestminster.org or on 07891 386688 (between 9am-5pm, Monday – Friday).

Multi-sport program Edutain is back for this February half-term holiday!

Multi-sport program Edutain is back for this February half-term holiday!

Edutain is a multi-sport programme that is designed to educate and entertain young people through a variety of activities.

This February half-term, it will run from Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th February, between the hours of 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the following locations:

Academy Sports Centre, Torquay Street, W2 5EW

Lillington Garden Community Centre, Under Morgan House Lillington Gardens, SW1V 2LF

To be eligible, children need to be 8 – 16 years old and live or study in Westminster.

Sessions are fun, accessible and inclusive to all. Spaces fill up quickly, so make sure you sign up before it’s to lateth

Lillington and Longmore Gardens

Academy Sport

For more information, please contact Ryan Denys on 07956 956167 or ryan.denys@sportwestminster.org (between 9am-5pm, Monday – Friday).